Monthly Archives: December 2011

When the Sixties Meet 60

When the Sixties Meet 60 As we were driving south through the Oregon countryside towards Christmas Eve dinner in Molalla with friends around the fire, we had the truck packed with food, presents for the “group give” and Bella, the … Continue reading

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The Viceroy of the Virtuous

The Viceroy of the Virtuous ‘Tis The Season   Honesty, it was a lovely prime rib holiday dinner at dear friends, eight interesting, lively attendees, breaking bread and sharing stories and participating in a normal holiday gathering. Why then did … Continue reading

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Mim and Mom

Mom and Mim   I have always had the most unusual dilemma in trying to describe my “family” throughout the years.  While having had the standard issue mother and father (and I suppose, sister) that we are all given at … Continue reading

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Refocusing the Lens

Refocusing Your Lens   Age and time are like twin kaleidoscopes, swiveling in and out of focus, shaping our memories and views of time both near and far.  They are lenses that filter our world as minutes turn into hours … Continue reading

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Chronic vs. Catastrophic

Chronic vs Catastrophic Let’s begin with some textbook definitions of  “chronic”. chron·ic  (krnk) adj. 1. Of long duration; continuing: chronic money problems. 2. Lasting for a long period of time or marked by frequent recurrence, as certain diseases: chronic colitis. … Continue reading

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